Legislation

Section 25 – Refusal of a needs assessment for an adult carer

Introduction

Subsection (1) provides that, in general, the local authority’s duty to assess a carer’s needs does not apply if the carer refuses the assessment. However, that general position does not apply in any of the cases set out in subsection (2) which are described as follows by the official explanatory notes to the act: “Section […]

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